Rocky

Rocky

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Critic Review - New York Times

The screenplay of Rocky is purest Hollywood make-believe of the 1930's, but there would be nothing wrong with that, had the film been executed with any verve.

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Comments

GreenBastard

Craig Storey

What an old ****. "Verve", words can't express my distain!

Feb 26 - 10:04 PM

0ldSchool

scott herzog

did you realllly just give a bad review to rocky? i dont believe my eyes

Dec 13 - 03:06 PM

mrpaniman

Timmy Carlos

wtf are you on?

May 15 - 06:24 PM

mark marrone

mark marrone

Thank God you don't live in Philly!!!

Jul 8 - 06:34 PM

JC Martel

JC Martel

What are you smokin' you old fruitcake ?

Jul 22 - 09:58 PM

Mushroom cloud laying...

Marcus M

I personally disagree with this review but you guys really need to chill. He has a right to his own opinion as much as you do. I can guarantee that there are several films considered classics that you dislike. No need to freak out at him because you disagree with him.

Aug 1 - 02:40 PM

Sam B.

Chris Elric

Damn right.

Jan 18 - 02:34 PM

He's a Cockapoopoo

Michael Harto

He was the only one to give godfather a bad review.

Aug 13 - 08:00 AM

jasmine r.

jasmine reese

damn old *** ***** wut tha **** is u on DONT U EVA EVA EVA EVA SAY SOMETHING BAD ABOUT ROCKY DUM *** HOE OR ILL COME SCARE UR OLD *** ND GIVE U A HEARTATTACK WRINKLE *** OREO BOOTY HAVING *** B/I/T/C/H!!!

Nov 5 - 08:10 PM

Sky K.

Sky Kelsey

lol!

Sep 25 - 01:47 PM

Frank Scialdone

Frank Scialdone

He did not like the Godfather part II. He is a bit odd. But the man is Dead now and I'm not sure it matter anymore.

Jan 24 - 09:15 PM

The Stunner

Tiago Paulo

Of course you remember it in the 30's.

Mar 12 - 07:44 PM

John F.

John Fleming

I'll admit it: I didn't like Rocky. However, his point in his blurb is COMPLETELY wrong. If Rocky was pure Hollywood 1930s make-believe, Rocky would have knocked Apollo Creed out in the first round and the movie would have ended with Stallone and Shire looking out the back window of a "Just Married"-mobile, a la "The Graduate." I'll at least give it credit for having some realism.

Jul 17 - 12:37 AM

Harry May

Harry May

It'd be the 1960's if it was like 'The Graduate.' Also it wouldn't be a happy ending if it was 'The Graduate', that's what makes that scene so heartbreaking, he (Benjamin) knows he'll never actually be with Elaine that's why they don't make eye contact towards the end. A real happy ending would have been them kissing.

Feb 11 - 09:15 AM

Damien Lives

m x

****

Aug 4 - 10:00 PM

Russell B.

Russell Burlingame

To say this movie was executed badly is one thing--it's a debatable position but I'd respect it. To say that it was executed "without any verve," though, is just preposterous; Stallone gives his best performance by a mile in this film, which was really an all-or-nothing bet on him; his passion oozes from every scene he's in.

Mar 7 - 05:10 AM

RorytheRetrokid

rory morrison

**** YOU

Apr 10 - 08:13 AM

Neophyte555

Dig Bick

yes. die in a hole please

Apr 18 - 03:13 AM

Raheem A.

Raheem Abid

Please sir, I have no issue with people smoking crack, but please don't do so while you're rating movies.

Aug 7 - 06:05 AM

Freezerburnt

Johannes Hansen

Rocky, The Godfather, The Exorcist, and Aliens all given negative scores? Can you say "WORST CRITIC EVER"?

Aug 13 - 05:40 PM

Matt J.

Matt Jackson

I hope you died of a Heart Attack, Stroke and a Spontaneous Combustion all at the same time, you old wrinkly bastard!

Dec 29 - 07:05 AM

Andrew Kafoury

Andrew Kafoury

Vincent Canby...I know you passed on...so forgive me...but fuck you. You are a fucking jack off.

Apr 18 - 09:06 PM

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